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Episode 4: Values for Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debaters

In Episode 4 we will be hearing from Cheyenne Ossen on her presentation to novice Lincoln-Douglas debaters at the Colorado LD Debate Camp last summer: Values. All three leagues (NCFCA, Stoa and NFL) will benefit from a thorough study of what matters most in Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Values. Today Cheyenne Ossen unpacks what values are and how it […]

Coach Parks helping novice students through their first debate round at camp.

Episode 3: Unpacking the Team-Policy Resolutions

Welcome to Training Minds Ministry’s first podcast Episode 3! Today we’ll be unpacking the team-policy resolutions for both NCFCA and Stoa debate leagues. The audios are taken straight from this summer’s Training Minds debate camps. This week’s podcast is split into two sections, one for NCFCA and one for Stoa. There will be weeks where […]

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Episode 2: The Biggest Character Challenges of Competition

Welcome to Training Minds Ministry’s first podcast Episode 2! I have some important resources to explain and share with you, plus you’ll be listening to the second part of Travis Herche’s closing session to Lincoln-Douglas debaters at one of Training Minds Camps in July. Last week we covered four reasons for the podcast and the first […]

Travis Herche speaking to debaters in Texas.

Episode 1: Why Speech and Debate?

Welcome to Training Minds Ministry’s first podcast! The Training Minds Podcast is dedicated to “training minds for action” in academic speech and debate. We have the first in a 2-part series queued up for your enjoyment. I’m the host of the show, Chris Jeub, president of Training Minds Ministry. I will explain my four reasons for starting […]

"Coach Vance" Trefethen helps students at debate camp with the use of Blue Book.

How to Save At Least $100 for Your Club

As you’re getting ready for speech and debate, you are probably ordering your resources and supplies. You may not know, but orders of 10 or more sourcebooks receive $10 off each, a minimum savings of $100. But that is just one of the advantages. Consider: The discount knocks the total price 20%-50%, depending on the […]


Free Shipping Through the Summer

Enjoy the rest of your summer, speakers and debaters, but be sure to get in your order. If you do so by the end of the month, you’ll get free shipping. Get ready with the following essential resources for speech and debate… BLUE - Team-Policy Debate RED – Lincoln-Douglas Debate GOLD – Extemp SILVER – Apologetics […]

Texas Camp 2014

Texas Camp 2014

Our largest camp of the year took place in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in July. We had 74 students from seven different states join us for speech and debate preparation. I’m sure we’ll see many of these folks at Nationals! Training Minds Camp, July 2014 Training Minds Camp gave me the opportunity to begin a familiarity […]

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40 Percent Off Blue Disk

This article is taken from an article on Chris Jeub’s blog www.chrisjeub.com.  Blue Books are out! A few hundred pre-orders were mailed last week, making for one of our busiest weeks of the year for our warehouse in Oklahoma. When you register your book, you’ll find a $10 coupon that you might certainly want to cash in.

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